One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See backseat driver
- ‘If others are riding with you, encourage back-seat driving.’
- ‘Whatever assessment one makes of the term of a leader who has enjoyed a long and mostly undisturbed innings, it is less easy to forgive back-seat driving designed to sabotage his or her successor.’
- ‘But back-seat drivers and back-seat driving are variations of the same expression.’
- ‘I don't think this particular bit of back-seat driving is correct.’
- ‘How many of us love back-seat driving, even when we love the people who're doing it more than life itself?’
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